Diamonds and Gemstones

Edwards, Ron (Book - 2004)
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Discusses how diamonds and gemstones are mined, where they are found, and how they are used.
Authors: Edwards, Ron, 1947-
Title: Diamonds and gemstones
Publisher: New York : Crabtree Pub., c2004
Characteristics: 32 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 29 cm
Notes: Includes index
Contents: The curse of the Hope diamond
Origins of diamonds and gemstones?
A closer look at diamonds
Diamonds in the rough : finding and mining diamonds
Rough to refined : diamonds in jewelry
Diamonds and history
Diamonds at work
How DeBeers captured the diamond market
Prospecting in 2000 : the search for new diamonds
A closer look at gemstones
A rare gem
Finding and mining gemstones
Gemstones around the world [map]
A real gem
From rough to cut : capturing a gem's beauty
Gem lore
Summary: Discusses how diamonds and gemstones are mined, where they are found, and how they are used.
Additional Contributors: Dickie, Lisa
ISBN: 0778714462
Branch Call Number: 553.82 Ed
Statement of Responsibility: Ron Edwards and Lisa Dickie
Subject Headings: Precious stones Diamonds
Topical Term: Precious stones
LCCN: 2004000810
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